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DOE, NARUC publish cybersecurity ‘baselines’ for utilities, distributed energy resources

February 28, 2024

The electric grid is increasingly distributed and cybersecurity “is an integral underpinning of power system resilience,” DOE and NARUC said.

“Addressing cybersecurity is essential as electric distribution systems continue to evolve, spurred by new technologies and operational models, as well as the ever-increasing threat of cyberattacks,” White said. The baselines are “tailored for electric distribution systems and the DER that connect to them.”

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